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Consumer Information

Select a database by a subject category listed below,
then enter your Glenview Library card number as prompted.

Most databases are available remotely. Databases available only in the Library
are noted in red.
Research databases are arranged by subject or A-Z by title.
Auto Repair Reference Center

Automotive repair information for more than 33,800 vehicles from 1945 to present, with drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins and recalls, wiring diagrams, specifications, maintenance schedules and a Labor Time Guide and Estimator.

Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

An independent, nonprofit consumer organization that evaluates the quality and prices of local service firms and stores to provide helpful ratings and reviews for consumers.
Inside the Library
Remote Access

Consumer Reports

Product ratings and reviews, in depth advice, tips, and trends to enable consumers to make better purchasing decisions.

Driving Test Prep

Free online test prep for students preparing for their Illinois driving tests. Choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed. Use this resource to brush up on Illinois traffic laws. Practice tests, manuals and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

E-Journal Index

A research tool for finding full-text electronic publications (magazines, journals, newspapers) available through Glenview Public Library’s databases. Search by title, keyword or browse by subject heading.


A collection of scholarly, government and general interest articles on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

HSCE features searchable full text for journals, pamphlets, health reference books on health topics in the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

HSNA provides scholarly full text journals, abstracts and citations on medical disciplines, with an emphasis on nursing and allied health.


JobNow provides you with practical tools, career resources, a resume builder, and interview tips and coaching, to help you get a job.


An online telephone directory database used for residential and business listings nationwide searchable by name, geographic location, yellow page heading, business size or sales volume.

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